Commit fa08139d authored by J. Bruce Fields's avatar J. Bruce Fields

nfsd: drop unnecessary MAY_EXEC check from create

We need an fh_verify to make sure we at least have a dentry, but actual
permission checks happen later.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJ. Bruce Fields <>
parent 71423274
......@@ -605,12 +605,7 @@ nfsd4_create(struct svc_rqst *rqstp, struct nfsd4_compound_state *cstate,
fh_init(&resfh, NFS4_FHSIZE);
* We just check that parent is accessible here, nfsd_* do their
* own access permission checks
status = fh_verify(rqstp, &cstate->current_fh, S_IFDIR,
status = fh_verify(rqstp, &cstate->current_fh, S_IFDIR, NFSD_MAY_NOP);
if (status)
return status;
......@@ -1236,11 +1236,7 @@ nfsd_create(struct svc_rqst *rqstp, struct svc_fh *fhp,
if (isdotent(fname, flen))
return nfserr_exist;
* Even though it is a create, first let's see if we are even allowed
* to peek inside the parent
err = fh_verify(rqstp, fhp, S_IFDIR, NFSD_MAY_EXEC);
err = fh_verify(rqstp, fhp, S_IFDIR, NFSD_MAY_NOP);
if (err)
return err;
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